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Frey wins 2nd term as Minneapolis mayor after bitter race

Frey wins 2nd term as Minneapolis mayor after bitter race

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was reelected to a second term, surviving a bitter challenge in a race that focused on calls for changes to policing and racial justice, elections officials announced Wednesday.

Watchdog finds no misconduct in mistaken Afghan airstrike

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent Pentagon review has concluded that the U.S.

After vote ends in tie, candidates to draw straws, basically

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A ranked choice ballot where numbers were crunched by a computer ended in a tie in a City Council race, so the contest will be decided with a low-tech solution — basically, drawing straws.
Voters reelect Black Iowa mayor targeted by pro-police group

Voters reelect Black Iowa mayor targeted by pro-police group

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Voters in Iowa's eighth-largest city, Waterloo, reelected the city's first Black mayor and chose three Black candidates for City Council, which will have its Black majority for the first time ever.

Pentagon: Chinese nuke force growing faster than predicted

WASHINGTON (AP) — China is expanding its nuclear force much faster than U.S. officials predicted just a year ago, highlighting a broad and accelerating buildup of military muscle designed to enable Beijing to match or surpass U.S.
Supreme Court hears arguments in major gun rights case

Supreme Court hears arguments in major gun rights case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several Supreme Court justices appeared concerned Wednesday that a broad ruling in favor of gun rights could threaten restrictions on firearms in subways, bars, stadiums and other places where people gather.
Hammerin' Braves rout Astros to win 1st WS crown since 1995

Hammerin' Braves rout Astros to win 1st WS crown since 1995

HOUSTON (AP) — Most of the season, it just seemed this wasn’t their year. They dropped their first four games, and soon injuries piled up. They lost their most dynamic player before the All-Star break. They were stuck below .500 in August.
Adams wins NYC mayor; Wu makes history winning Boston mayor

Adams wins NYC mayor; Wu makes history winning Boston mayor

NEW YORK (AP) — Former police captain Eric Adams easily won the race for New York mayor Tuesday, and Boston elected its first woman and Asian American to the city’s top job as voters across the U.S.
Close races for governor unfolding in Virginia, New Jersey

Close races for governor unfolding in Virginia, New Jersey

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tight races for governor unfolded in Virginia and New Jersey late Tuesday with the Democratic candidates narrowly trailing their Republican rivals in states that President Joe Biden easily captured a year ago.
Minneapolis voters reject replacing police with new agency

Minneapolis voters reject replacing police with new agency

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal to replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety , an idea that supporters had hoped would bring radical change to policing in the city where George Fl
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